IT Audit Director

The Ascendant Group, LLC
Newport News
10 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
IT Audit Director with a proven track record leading IT risk assessments and executing IT Audit Plans. The Role Lead the Internal Audit IT risk assessment process and assist in developing a risk based audit plan Responsible for execution of IT audit plan, as approved by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors Develop valuable and positive relationships with the CIO, CFO, IT and business leaders by offering practical insight on complex issues impacting systeminfrastructuretechnology Provide oversight and management of the ITGC assurance program to ensure efficient execution and effective collaboration with external auditors Manage global IT audit professionals, providing direction and ensuring accomplishment of audits and projects Effectively manage relationship with the internal audit co–sourcing partner Effectively collaborate with in–house internal audit for an integrated audit approach The candidate must have a broad understanding of business functions and processes, IT processes, systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle, Salesforce), IT general controls and emerging technologies including robotic process automation (RPA), cloud computing, mobile computing, privacy and cybersecurity. Understanding of business processes as they relate to IT with emphasis on the strategy, processes and controls necessary for an IT organization to provide operational support, systems, and security in support of business objectives Provide leadership in identifying opportunities to improve business processes and IT operations making recommendations to the audit team and to the relevant management teams Determine the impact of systems development and the implementation and use of technology on the operational and control environment (both technology and business functions) Requirements Big 4 or equivalent consulting or industry experience 10+ years relevant experience in areas such as data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud computing, Oracle, Salesforce, mobile technology, or application infrastructure, including actual hands–on experience with the technologies experience includes implementation, project, program management and audit practice experience Progressive experience supporting multiple IT projectsengagements in technical areas such as data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud computing, Oracle, Salesforce, mobile technology, application infrastructure Understanding of core IT general control processes (e.g., Information Security, Change Management, Agile System Development Lifecycle, IT Operations etc.) Strong analytical, execution and project management skills Excellent communication skills and able to present clearly and articulate complex technical information Experience with Digital Cloud Transformations highly preferred. Audit work will primarily be performed in Newport News, VA with some US travel. Candidate must be willing to travel to Newport News, VA at least 25. Limited International travel may also be required. Total travel estimated to be up to 10–15 Qualifications Bachelor's Degree (Information Management, MIS, Finance with IT minor, Accounting with IT minor or related combinations or degrees with business and technical mix) Combination of professional certifications (CPA, CISSP, CISM, CIA or CISA preferred) andor graduate degree in Business or Computer Science preferred